Wöhler's law

noun Wöh·ler's law \ˈvə̄lə(r)z-\

Definition of Wöhler's law

  1. :  a law of strength of materials: the breaking strength of a material decreases with repetition of the strain and with the range of the strain variations

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Origin and Etymology of wöhler's law

after Friedrich Wöhler †1882 German chemist

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